Johnny Carter (singer)

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Johnny Carter
Birth nameJohn E. Carter
Born(1934-06-02)June 2, 1934
Chicago, Illinois
United States
DiedAugust 21, 2009(2009-08-21) (aged 75)
Harvey, Illinois
United States
GenresRhythm and blues, Doo-wop
Years active1960–2009
Associated actsThe Flamingos, The Dells

Johnny Carter (June 2, 1934 – August 21, 2009) was an American doo-wop and R&B singer. He was a founding member of The Flamingos and a member of The Dells. Both groups have been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, making Carter one of the few multiple inductees. He joined The Dells as a replacement for Johnny Funches in 1960 and remained an active member of the group until his death.

Carter died of lung cancer in Harvey, Illinois at the age of 75.[1]


  1. ^ Grimes, William (25 August 2009). "John E. Carter, Doo-Wop Falsetto, Dies at 75". The New York Times.

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